Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee is an award winning filmmaker and composer. His work has been featured on National Geographic, PBS, The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Al Jazeera, Outside Magazine, exhibited at The Smithsonian and screened at festivals and theaters worldwide. He has directed numerous films including Earthrise, Sanctuaries of Silence, Marie’s Dictionary, Isle de Jean Charles, Yukon Kings, Soleá, Elemental, Barrio de Paz and What Would it Look Like. In 2005 he founded The Global Oneness Project, an award winning educational multimedia platform. He is currently the executive editor of Emergence Magazine, a quarterly publication founded in 2018. Prior to his work in film, Emmanuel performed with some of the biggest names in Jazz, as well as releasing two critically acclaimed records Previous Misconceptions and Borrowed Time. He lives in a small coastal town in Northern California with his wife and two children.